Health

Health and lifestyle features.

Solving the gas problem no-one wants to talk about

An estimated 58 million Americans suffer from excessive gas. Thanks to an inventor, there's a way to limit the embarassment: an odour-absorbing charcoal pad...

Food Philosophy: Death to dieting?

Countless times, we’ve signed up to starving ourselves. But a new life-coaching weight loss programme is proving dieting is not the answer...

How I tackled spider terror with hypnosis

Rebecca Danton explains how she ignored her inner critic and confronted her phobia through a technique usually associated with stage shows...

Combat bad skin from city living

Living in a city has a myriad of benefits, but stress, pollution and late nights can all contribute to a dour complexion. Here's how to combat it...

Alternative Health: Making acupuncture connect

The theory behind the practice of acupuncture continues to confound Western science, but despite the lack of understanding, its popularity is on the up...

UK men 'suffering breadwinner stress'

Stress is badly affecting men's wellbeing in Britain, according to fresh findings by health experts...

Sunbathers 'still ignoring' cancer dangers

As holidaymakers throng to sunsoaked resorts to bronze themselves, many will return with far more than a 'healthy glow', experts warn...

ME: A hidden national scandal

So-called 'yuppie flu', ME, continues to be ignored by doctors despite evidence it exists and is spreading. Here, a sufferer's family shares their story on the eve of ME day...

Starving sentences: The chat room famine

Girls are turning to the web to discuss weight loss with online 'friends'. But, for some, it has become a dangerous obsession with life threatening consequences...

Book of breasts raises cancer awareness

Breasts are the focus of a new book by a group of Cornwall volunteers hoping to publicise the work of Breast Cancer Care...

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